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PyQt5 – Access tool tip data of Status Bar

  • Last Updated : 26 Mar, 2020

We know with the help of status bar object we can set tool tip. In this article, we will see how we can access the tool tip content. In order to do this we will use toolTip method with the status bar object.

Syntax : self.statusBar().toolTip()

Argument : It takes no argument.

Return : It returns string which refer to content of the status bar tool tip.

Code :

# importing libraries
from PyQt5.QtCore import * 
from PyQt5.QtGui import * 
from PyQt5.QtWidgets import * 
import sys
class Window(QMainWindow):
    def __init__(self):
        # set the title
        # setting  the geometry of window
        self.setGeometry(60, 60, 600, 400)
        # setting status bar message
        self.statusBar().showMessage("This is status bar")
        # setting  border
        self.statusBar().setStyleSheet("border :3px solid black;")
        # setting tool tip for status bar
        self.statusBar().setToolTip("Hello ! from status bar")
        # setting tool tip duration
        # accessing tool tip content
        content = self.statusBar().toolTip()
        # creating a label widget
        self.label_1 = QLabel("content = " + content, self)
        # moving position
        self.label_1.move(100, 100)
        # setting up the border
        self.label_1.setStyleSheet("border :1px solid blue;")
        # resizing label
        # show all the widgets
# create pyqt5 app
App = QApplication(sys.argv)
# create the instance of our Window
window = Window()
# start the app

Output :

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